British Social Attitudes: The 25th Report (British Social by Alison Park, John Curtice, Katarina Thomson, Miranda

By Alison Park, John Curtice, Katarina Thomson, Miranda Phillips, Elizabeth Clery

The yearly British Social Attitudes survey is conducted by way of Britain’s greatest self sustaining social examine association, the nationwide Centre for Social examine. It offers an quintessential advisor to political and social matters in modern Britain. This twenty fifth document summarizes and translates facts from the newest national survey, in addition to drawing worthy comparisons with the findings of prior years to supply a richer photo and deeper knowing of fixing British social values.

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One reason could be that an increasing proportion of the public do not feel the need for higher spending on the NHS, because they are satisfied with the service it provides. After all, a massive investment has already been made and no one is proposing cutting NHS budgets. If this is the case, we would expect to see an increase in public satisfaction with the NHS in recent years. 1 implies a rather rosy picture of public attitudes towards the NHS. Still, the absence of further expansion removes a vehicle for easy improvements in health services so may leave the NHS with a harder task of fulfilling expectations in the years to come.

1 in the appendix to this chapter) shows that satisfaction with GPs is part of the group of attitudes that go into making up people’s satisfaction levels with the NHS as a whole. 3 Satisfaction with GPs and NHS dentists, 1983–2007 100 90 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 2005 2006 2007 2002 2003 2004 Dentists 2000 2001 1994 1995 1996 GPs 1997 1998 1999 1991 1992 1993 1989 1990 1986 1987 1988 0 1983 1984 1985 % very/quite satisfied 80 BRITISH SOCIAL ATTITUDES 32 By contrast, views on dentists are largely unrelated to satisfaction with the NHS as a whole.

BLANK PAGE 2 The NHS: satisfied now? John Appleby and Miranda Phillips∗ The year 2007 was significant for the NHS. 6 per cent of GDP. Clearly, such growth was never intended to continue indefinitely. , 2007). Still, this is a reduction in growth not in absolute levels. The bigger and, hopefully, better NHS is here to stay. Politically, 2007 was also significant, with a change in prime minister, a new ministerial team at the Department of Health in England and increasing signs of a policy divergence in Scotland and Wales.

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